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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1120699



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brandon and Byshottles

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110049

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BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES A 167 NZ 23 NE (West side, off) 8/1 Sunderland Bridge 3/5/67 I

Road bridge across the River Wear. Probably C14; end arches rebuilt in 1770 and parapet widened in 1822. Dressed sandstone. 4 semicircular arches with early C19 walls attached to ends. Central pair of arches have 5 ribs and double-chamfered archivolts. End arches are unribbed and have set-back archivolts. 3 cutwaters, between arches on each face, rise to form triangular pedestrian refuges (north-west refuge has flat face). Parapet has chamfered coping and, like roadway, is raked over end arches. North-east face has C19 stone abutments to each end. End walls are terminated to north-west and south- east by square piers with pyramidal caps.

This bridge straddles the parishes of Brandon and Byshottles and Sunderland Bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ2651437769

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National Grid Reference: NZ 26514 37769


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